Reno, NV
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
38%
62%
student ratio
29
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
62%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Geography ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Geography ]
    • Land Use Planning Master of Science (MS) [Environmental Policy and Resource Management]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 29
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 62
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 500 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Full-time Percentage48%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races15%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNatural resources, education, climatology, biogeography, ethnic/cultural geography
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

College of Science
University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV 89557
United States

Dr. Kate Berry

Chair

Phone: 775-784-6344
Email: kberry@unr.edu

Mrs. Michele Sandberg

Application Contact

Phone: 775-784-7026
Fax: 775-784-6064
Email: gradschool@unr.edu

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